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I have had this machine since i was 10 and im 16 now. i dont remember how to start.. i have the needle loaded and the bobbin loaded, whats next?

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Rotate the wheel until the bobbin thread is picked up. Once the bobbin thread is up, you can start sewing. Be sure to turn the machine on.
If the machine is making noise, unscrew the top and/or bottom plates and oil any place where metal rubs on metal.

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When I press on the pedal the machine just makes a 'vruuuuuu' sound, and when it sews it tangles around the bobbin! It also does not pick up the bobbin thread


1. The bobbin may be in backwards.
2. The bobbin thread & top thread need to be pulled to the back before starting the stitching
3. You need a ballpoint rather than universal needle to sew on t-shirt knits.
4. the needle is in the machine backwards
5. Make sure the needle is the correct one for the fabric being sewed
6. Needle inserted wrong in the needle holder
7. Damaged needle
8. Warped bobbin
9.First make sure the bobbin-winding spindle (located on top of your machine) has been pushed back to the left for sewing.
10.If it is not in the correct position, the needle will not go down and pick-up your bobbin thread.
11.Next make sure your needle is inserted correctly, with the flat side facing back.
12.Also, make sure your bobbin is in correctly
13.the upper tension disks of your machine are threaded correctly.
14.Make sure the presser foot is up when seating the thread through the upper tension.
15.Turn the handwheel towards you only and hold the needle thread lightly.
16.could be a timing problem
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Feb 25, 2016 | Bernina BERNETTE 65 Mechanical Sewing...

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What makes stitches skip?


Skipping stitches is usually the needle choice. OR if could be blunt (needles are supposed to be changed every 8 - 10 hours of sewing) There are needles to be only used for sewing stretch fabrics, these are the "blue needles" of ball point needles, then there are the Universal needles for sewing woven fabrics cotton etc. then there are needles only for sewing denim.
You will need to identify which fabric you are sewing and use the appropriate needle.
Then there are the sizes #12 #14 #16 or 75 80 or 90 I'm not sure which numbering system you are using the smaller the number the finer the fabric is the usual way to go..
Also check that the needle is in the correct way. The scarf (the flat side of the needle is to be facing the back of the machine) also check the bobbin as it too can be put in the wrong way and will even try to sew..
Check that your threads are suitable for the fabric If possible try and match the thread in the bobbin with the top thread type.
If all else fails go and have a cuppa and come back to the machine change the needle change the bobbin change the threads and most times it will be ok. cheers Dot

Sep 23, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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NEEDLE THREAD WILL NOT PICK UP BOBBIN THREAS


you should try these needle called the organ needle they have 10 pcs. HAx1 130/705H 15x1 size 100/16 these needles are longer and strong . Maybe the one you have is too short

Oct 19, 2014 | Elna Quilter's Dream 6003Q

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I am a beginner sewer, I just purchased the Emerald 203...I can't remember how to get the bobbins threaded, I looked in the manual, but it doesn't say how to thread it or how to thread a bobbin, which is...


The Husq Vik. machines have a raised white arrow that guides you in threading and winding bobbins. There are 2 ways to wind a bobbin. The one that I prefer is by threading the machine.

Begin by raising the needle to the highest position. This is done by turning the fly wheel towards you until the needle is at highest point.

Next, Place your spool of thread on the thread spool, with the thread coming over the top like a roll of toilet paper. Make sure you have a spool cap at each end of the spool. (your mannual will tell you what the parts are if you do not know what I am talking about).

Next, take your thread to the left, you should see a "track to follow". You will go left for a very short distance, then straight down (still following in the track), when you get to the bottom of the track, you make a "u-turn" up moving the thread to the take-up-lever. If you do not see the take-up-lever, you do not have the needle in it's highest position. Hook your thread around the take-up-lever from right to left.

Then follow the track down to the needle. You have a thread guide that hooks to the left just at the top of the needle - slip the thread in that guide by moving left to right. Thread the needle from front to back.

You should have it threaded now and ready to wind a bobbin. Simply take the thread under the presser foot and to the right - make sure the presser foot is raised. Also, always make sure to use a metal, not a plastic, foot when using this method.

Hold your bobbin with the writing side (crown on it) facing up. Wrap your thread around it clockwise about 4 times. Place bobbin on the bobbin winder. (top far right of machine close to fly wheel.) Make sure it is snapped down.

Push bobbin up to engage and lock. Slowly step on foot pedal. Bobbin should begin winding. Do not wind too full. Leave about 1/16 around to allow the bobbin to move freely in the bobbin case.

If you always keep the bobbin with the writing facing up, you will never have to worry about getting it wound the wrong way.

Hope this helps

Feb 14, 2011 | Husqvarna Viking 1

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My Kenmore stopped making stitches. I changed the needle recently to a Singer Universal regular point needles 100/16, but I dont believe that is different than what was in there before. I have a Model...


Why are you using #16 needle, that is very heavy duty? Did your machine pick up the bobbin thread correctly? Try a different needle, #11, (inserted facing away from you) is usually good. Make sure that you have decent thread and that it is the same weight top and bottom. Now rethread, with the presser foot up and when you have that done, with the presser foot stiil up, pull top & bottom thread, it should feed smoothly, now with the presser foot down, pull the thread, it should barely move. This usually seats the thread in the tension discs. Put your top tension at 3 and see if that makes a difference.

Jan 19, 2011 | Kenmore Sewing Machines

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I have for gotten how to make the machine sew and im having trouble threading a bobbin for my moms machine elna 7000 i need a manual or a quick note to get started


YOu can down load a manual from here http://www.arizonaexpressionz.com/elna_instruction_manuals/Elna7000.pdf

Just remember to click the bobbin thread into the tension device correctly and hold the two threads behind the pressure foot when you start each seam - Elna top loading bobbins give great stitch quality but you just need to keep stray threads out or they'll jam up.

Also, you must use the Elna plastic bobbin that the manual specifies for this machine - the 5000, 7000 and 9000 were Elna Tavaro Switzerland's first foray into computerised machines and first released in 1986.

Also, please check the manual when you go to buy twin needles, there are two types now as computerised machines usually need the twin needles offset from the shaft position. They have red or black plastic block between the shaft and the twin needles - I think you need the red ones but just double check the manual to make sure. And you can't do all the wide stitches with a twin needle as it will strike the foot.

Hope this helps a little.

Jan 16, 2011 | Elna 2007 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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My bobbin stitch is loose. I have tried adjusting tension and have changed the needle.


A. To correct loose stitches, try the following: (1) Balance the thread tension. If the stitches are loose on top of the fabric, decrease the tension to the next lower number. If they are loose on the underside set the tension to the next higher number. (2) Make sure the needle/upper thread follows the threading path. (3) Check to see that the bobbin case is threaded properly. (4) Use a different size needle. For fine fabrics, use a smaller needle (size 9, 11); medium-weight fabrics require a size 14 or 16. And use a size 18 or "Denim" needle for heavy corduroy or denim.

Sep 20, 2010 | Singer Curvy 8770 Electronic Sewing...

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I was using a Singer 9018 sewing machine, I rethreaded the bobbin, loaded it up and threaded the machine fine, but when I power up and start trying to sew, I can hear the machine motor going, but the...


Did you remember to tip the clutch on the end to being flat when you were done with the bobbin winding?

The disk tips to disengage the works while winding bobbins.

Dec 30, 2009 | Yamata FY101-1A

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Thread in needle or bobbin keeps on breaking


The tread only breaks in the needle. what can i do . i don't get to sew anything . I tread the needle and get everything ready and start the machine and as quickly as that the tread is broken and the machine has not sewn at all.

Apr 07, 2009 | Brother LS-2125 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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Bobbin/raceway and timing problem; Necchi 3577


ok.....without the bobbin case in and a fresh needle in, turn the machine to the side and turn the crank wheel counter clockwise, the hook of the machine should bypass the cusp of the needle, thats the part of needle that is by the eye and curves in alittle, if it is not the timing is off, try to adjust this by adjusting the needle bar, this is not a easy easy repair but takes patients, im assuming that, thats where it was thrown off timing

Jan 21, 2008 | Necchi 3537 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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